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Description - Comics as History, Comics as Literature by Annessa Ann Babic

This anthology hosts a collection of essays examining the role of comics as portals for historical and academic content, while keeping the approach on an international market versus the American one. Few resources currently exist showing the cross-disciplinary aspects of comics. Some of the chapters examine the use of Wonder Woman during World War II, the development and culture of French comics, and theories of Locke and Hobbs in regards to the state of nature and the bonds of community. More so, the continual use of comics for the retelling of classic tales and current events demonstrates that the genre has long passed the phase of for children's eyes only. Additionally, this anthology also weaves graphic novels into the dialogue with comics.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9781611478525
ISBN-10: 1611478529
Format: Paperback / softback
(228mm x 156mm x 21mm)
Pages: 272
Imprint: Fairleigh Dickinson University Press
Publisher: Fairleigh Dickinson University Press
Publish Date: 31-Aug-2015
Country of Publication: United States

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Author Biography - Annessa Ann Babic

Annessa Ann Babic is the coordinator of interdisciplinary studies at New York Institute of Technology.

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